Interpersonal Psychotherapy – A Timely Approach for Client Diversity
Live Online Webinar
Thursday, June 11, 2020
NYSED and ASWB Approved for 1 CE contact hour
This 75 minute live webinar offers an introduction to the theory, application, interventions and uniqueness of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT). While IPT has been an evidence-based approach for over a decade, it appears to be underutilized by clinicians who are increasingly in need of effective strategies that do not pathologize the anguish of marginalized populations.
Interpersonal Psychotherapy is well-aligned with social work values in that it truly starts “where the client is” interpreting their experiences through the four target areas of grief and loss, interpersonal deficits, interpersonal disputes, and role transitions. Participants will also be given an overview of the theoretical basis of IPT (psychodynamic, attachment theory, communications theory and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy [CBT]) which underscores the power of this short-term intervention.
Participants will be able to:
Gain a better understanding of the three theoretical approaches from which IPT is derived
Identify the four problem areas addressed by IPT treatment
Understand the Interpersonal Triad in IPT
Name three IPT interventions
Susan Dowd Stone, MSW, LCSW
Susan Dowd Stone, LCSW is an author, advocate, educator, and therapist best known for her work in the cognitive therapies and women's reproductive mental health. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Silver School of Social Work where she presents in the Masters and Post Master’s programs. She was instrumental in the inclusion of legislation protective to women and infants in the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act. She was a public reviewer for the National Institute of Mental Health and a recipient of numerous awards for clinical work and mental health advocacy. She has presented on IPT, CBT, DBT and Perinatal and Postpartum Mood Disorders in workshops, webinars, Grand Rounds and presentations across the country from UC Berkeley to Columbia University, among other national organizations. She maintains a private practice in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
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